Elder Cynthia Nash
Cynthia is a Psalmist in her own right. Singing since the age of 3, she has always had a desire to create happiness and healing through song.
Singing on the church choir at an early age under the guidance of her mother, Cynthia began to use her gift in the church. With 10 siblings they would all get together around the table and sing in harmony as mom prepared a meal. And out of this a group was formed and was affectionately called The New Day Ensemble, which included her mother and her grandmother. Since in church, she has had the opportunity to lead Praise and Worship and is also a part of the Mass Choir.
She has had the opportunity to be involved in her earlier years in work shops under the leadership of Professor David Allen. Had the privilege also to background great artist including, Byran Cage, Judith McCallister, Beverly Crawford, Pastor John P. Kee, James Moore and others. She even had the privilege to be in the choir to background the late Rev. James Cleveland.
Cynthia was called to Minister the word of God in 1987 and under the guidance of the late Bishop Harold I. Williams she was ordained an Elder of Mt. Calvary Holy Churches of America, in 1991.
Cynthia is a Founding member of Sister Circle International, where she has been honored as the International Mother. She Is a member of C3 Church under the leadership of Pastors Micheal and Leah McNair.
At present she is also Praise and Worship Leader at Maranatha Church under the Leadership of Pastor Harvey Chip Rice.
She is married to Melvin L Nash and is the mother of 3 daughters, 6 grand-children and 9 great-grands.
She is a Nurse by profession and specializes in Geriatric Nursing, working with the aging and those with dementia. She graduated from Winston-Salem State University with a BA in Gerontology in 2014
Cynthia is also recently Certified as a Christian Counselor from Grace Biblical Institute and Seminary, where she will also be receiving a Master’s degree in January 2024 in Christian Counseling.
Her first work is to preach the word of God and her gift of singing is her passion. She thanks God every day for the hope that is seen in the faces of those that witnesses her singing, teaching and preaching and for the anointing that He has entrusted in her.
Through her singing, Cynthia has learned how to wait patiently on the Lord and be of good courage, for it is He only that can and will strengthen her. “GOD’S WORD IS MY GREATEST ENCOURAGER”.